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Frequently Asked Questions

All interviews for 2020-21 recruiting season will be held virtual.  Please see our Application and Interview Information page.


What is the total number of filled and unfilled positions in 2020-21? 30 filled and 0 unfilled

How many positions will this program have available for year 2022-23? 10

Will this program participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) in 2022? Yes

Do applicants use the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) to apply to your program? Yes

What is the latest date applications will be accepted? November 30, 2021

What is the interview period for applicants? October 2021 to December 2021

During which month(s) will residents enter the program? July

How many letters of recommendation do you require for this program? 3

How many applicants did you interview for PGY1 positions in AY2021-22? 129

Is previous Graduate Medical Education required prior to entering the program? No

Can your program accept new residents with prior Graduate Medical Education training?  Yes

Will the program accept COMLEX scores in lieu of USMLE scores? We prefer USMLE

Does your program accept graduates from Caribbean medical schools? Yes

Does the department teach medical students and residents from other services? Yes

Will residents have exposure to EMS? Yes, residents complete a 2 week EMS rotation in PGY1; we also offer an Air EMS elective

How many faculty members teach residents in this program? 31

How many of the program's faculty are women or minorities? 9 women; 1 Minorities

Of the faculty above, how many are board certified in Emergency Medicine? 27, 4 board prepared

How many hours per week are residents expected to attend regularly scheduled lectures/conferences? 5

Does the program allow residents to moonlight? Yes, at the discretion of the program director and only during PGY3

How many shifts do residents work during each ED month? 19 during PGY1, 18 during PGY2 and PGY3

How long are shifts in the ED? 9 hours with the last hour dedicated to wrap-up

Does the program provide time off (in any year of the program) for residents to attend conferences or professional meetings? Yes

School of Medicine

The University of Kansas Medical Center
Emergency Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 1045
Kansas City, KS 66160